Certificates

CERTIFICATES

Application for a Kenyan Birth Certificate

Requirements:

  • Form BDA1 dully filled  (Click to download form)
  • Original foreign birth certificate in English or Plurilingual birth certificate
  • Original/certified copies of parents’ passports
  • Original/certified copies of parents’ birth certificates
  • € 20 processing fee
  • The Application can be personally delivered to the Embassy, or sent  by a courier.
  • The applicant has to arrange for collection of passport once finalized by courier ( The Couriers way bill to be sent to the Embassy via email – consular@embassyofkenya.it).

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Obtaining a Duplicate Birth/Death Certificate

Requirements:

  • General search form ( click to download form )
  • Photocopy of original certificate for ease of reference;
  • Statement explaining loss of original certificate;
  • € 20 processing fee
  • The Application can be personally delivered to the Embassy, or sent by a courier.
  • The applicant has to arrange for collection of passport once finalized by courier ( The Couriers way bill to be sent to the Embassy via email – consular@embassyofkenya.it)

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Certificate of Good Conduct

Requirements:

  • Letter/Email request to the Embassy for fingerprints
  • Application form duly filled (biographical details) (Click here to download form)
  • Original Passport and Original second generation Kenyan ID card for certification
  • 1 coloured passport size photograph
  • €20 processing fee for the certificate
  • €20 Fee authentification of documents and letter of request for finger prints.
  • The Application can be personally delivered to the Embassy, or sent by a courier.
  • The applicant has to arrange for collection of passport once finalized by courier ( The Couriers way bill to be sent to the Embassy via email – consular@embassyofkenya.it).

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Certificate of no impediment to Marriage

Requirements:

  • Application Form MA5 duly filled. ( Click here to download Form )
  • Duly filled Declaration of Commitment to Marriage form  (fiancé and fiancée(Click to download form) 
  • Original birth certificate
  • Original Kenyan passport and original passport of fiancé or fiancée
  • 2 coloured passport size photographs each
  • € 110 processing fee for the certificate of no impediment to marriage
  • € 40 processing fee for the Nulla Osta (only for persons intending to  get married in Italy)
  • The Application can be personally delivered to the Embassy, or sent by a courier.
  • The applicant has to arrange for collection of passport once finalized by courier ( The Couriers way bill to be sent to the Embassy via email – consular@embassyofkenya.it).

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Information for Foreign parties intending to marry in Kenya           

Requirements

Parties wishing to conduct a marriage ceremony in Kenya are required to produce the following documents:

  • Valid Passports
  • Birth certificate
  • Decree Absolutes (if divorced)
  • Death certificates (if widowed)
  • Separate Statutory Declarations sworn at a Solicitors/Notary Public office, stating the fact that one is single and free to marry. This should bear the solicitors signature and official stamp.
  • Parental consent in form of legal documents for persons below twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Residency in Kenya for at least twenty-one days. If this is not possible, a Special Licence could be obtained beforehand by contacting the registrar’s office in Kenya.
  • All documents should be officially translated and authenticated at the legalization office of the procurator/ Prefecture.  
  • All documents have to certified by the Kenya Embassy Rome for purposes of use  in Kenya. ( Certification fee of €20 per document.
  • The Application can be personally delivered to the Embassy, or sent  by a courier.
  • The applicant has to arrange for collection of passport once finalized by courier ( The Couriers way bill to be sent to the Embassy via email – consular@embassyofkenya.it).

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For more information contact the Registrar of marriages

 

Registration of a foreign marriage in Kenya           

Persons wishing to register a foreign marriage in Kenya require the following:

  • Original Marriage Extract (translated if not in English),
  • Original/Certified copy of bride’s passport
  • Original/Certified copy of bride groom’s passport,
  • Fee of Euro 20 processing fee,
  • Translation fee of Euro 20 if the certificate is in Italian.
  • The Application can be personally delivered to the Embassy, or sent by a courier.
  • The applicant has to arrange for collection of passport once finalized by courier ( The Couriers way bill to be sent to the Embassy via email – consular@embassyofkenya.it)

For payment click here

 

Obtaining a duplicate Marriage Certificate

 Requirements:

  • Photocopy of original marriage certificate;
  • Letter of request explaining loss of original;
  • The Application can be personally delivered to the Embassy, or sent  by a courier.
  • The applicant has to arrange for collection of passport once finalized by courier ( The Couriers way bill to be sent to the Embassy via email – consular@embassyofkenya.it).

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Certificate of No Impediment to the transport of human remains/Ashes

The funeral agencies in charge of preparing the body for transportation should provide the following:

Requirements:

  • Letter of request
  • A letter from the Health Department confirming that there was no contagious disease at the time of death (Estratto di atto di morte).
  • Telephone number of next of kin in Kenya.
  • Death certificate
  • Passport copy of the deceased
  • Burial permit
  • € 20 processing fee
  • The Application can be personally delivered to the Embassy, or sent by a courier.
  • The applicant has to arrange for collection of passport once finalized by courier ( The Couriers way bill to be sent to the Embassy via email – consular@embassyofkenya.it).

On receipt of the above documents, the Embassy will issue a certificate of no objection for the human remains to be transported to Kenya. Further documentation may be needed in case of the transport of human ashes for Non-Kenyans.

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Authentication of signatures and documents

Requirements

  • A letter of request indicating the purpose for the authentication.
  • Copy of an identification document of the client requesting the service.
  • The original document duly authenticated by the relevant authority.
  • €20 fee processing fee per document to be authenticated.
  • The Application can be personally delivered to the Embassy, or sent by a courier. 
  • The applicant has to arrange for collection of passport once finalized by courier ( The Couriers way bill to be sent to the Embassy via email – consular@embassyofkenya.it)

For payment click here